Why 17.84 ?

What’s significant about 17.84? That’s what Disney stock closed at today.  As in $17.84 a share.  That’s a 52-week New York Stock Exchange low.  (The official low today was $17.72, but the close was $17.84) Because of the strength of the Disney Company brand (Magic), Disney tends to be one of the last to feel […]

National Speakers Association

One word to describe the National Speaker’s Association’s Winter Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida? WOW! Why WOW? World-class presenters.  Cutting edge information.  Inspiration.  Great sense of community.   Commited Leadership.  Entrepreneurial spirit.  Discovering possibilities.  Hope.  Laughter.  Palm trees, sunshine and Mickey Mouse.    Does it get any better than this? What began on Thursday […]

What’s the paradox of risk?

Why take a risk? Aren’t risks dangerous?  “Yes, and”. Risks can lead to breakthroughs.  Risks can catapault a product or service into market domination – into brand recognition so great, it makes the product or service a household name.  Risks can enhance your career.  We can even argue that rewards are directly proportional to the risk involved.  […]

Walt Disney said so

‘It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” “If you can dream it, you can do it.” “Laughter is no enemy to learning.” When was the last time you had the chance to hear someone speak to your organization who really created positive energy and excitement?  When the goals you dream start to seem within reach, […]

Does Tiger Woods have a coach?

First of all, it’s amazing this is the first post here since November 17, 2008.  Can you believe that? I can’t.  It boggles the mind how time flies. Anyway, wanted to ask you this.  “Does Tiger Woods have a coach”? Is his coach a better golfer? Then why on earth does Tiger have a coach? […]